Ushidake Onsen (Toyama City, Toyama)

Ushidake Onsen
(富山県 富山市)
Planned season: Saturday 19th December 2020 until Sunday 7th March 2021
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Ushidake Onsen is located within the boundaries of Toyama city, to the south west of the city centre, in Toyama Prefecture. Along with Tateyama Sanroku to the east, this is the nearest ski area to central Toyama city. A Ropeway used to operate at this resort but that is no longer operating along with what used to be the Utopia area. Currently there is one quad and two pair lifts operation at the ski area.

Toyama Prefecture is in the Hokuriku region of central Japan, facing the Sea of Japan. Toyama is bordered by Ishikawa to the west, Gifu to the south and Nagano and Niigata to the east. The northern region is all Sea of Japan coastline. While the eastern region of Toyama along the border with Nagano Prefecture is home to impressive North Alps mountains, most of the mostly small ski hills within Toyama are actually located in the western region around Nanto.

The Mountain

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Ushidake Onsen Snow Depth Statistics

Official snow depth numbers from the current season and previous season
December January February March
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16th - - 16th 90cm 0cm 16th 40cm - 16th - -
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18th - - 18th 90cm 0cm 18th 70cm 30cm 18th - -
19th 80cm - 19th 100cm 0cm 19th 70cm 10cm 19th - -
20th 80cm - 20th 100cm - 20th 70cm 10cm 20th - -
21st 80cm - 21st 100cm - 21st 60cm 5cm 21st - -
22nd 60cm 0cm 22nd 100cm - 22nd 60cm 5cm 22nd - -
23rd 60cm 0cm 23rd 90cm - 23rd 40cm 5cm 23rd - -
24th 50cm 0cm 24th 80cm - 24th 40cm - 24th - -
25th 50cm 0cm 25th 80cm - 25th 40cm 0cm 25th - -
26th 50cm 0cm 26th 80cm - 26th 40cm - 26th - -
27th 50cm - 27th 60cm - 27th 40cm - 27th - -
28th 50cm 0cm 28th 60cm 0cm 28th 40cm - 28th - -
29th 30cm 0cm 29th 60cm 0cm 29th - - 29th - -
30th - - 30th 60cm 0cm 30th 30th - -
31st 50cm 0cm 31st 60cm 5cm 31st 31st - -

Previous Statistics

Ushidake Onsen Facilities

Ski School: Available Snowboard School: Available
Ski and snowboard lessons are available at Ushidake Onsen. 
Equipment Rental
Ski Rental: Available Snowboard Rental: Available
Ski and snowboard equipment rental is available.
Ski and snowboard wear rental is also available. 
Children Facilities
Children's facilities
The 'Kids Corner' is located at the base of the resort. 
Park Information
Park information
The 'USP Ushidake Snow Park' is located by the high speed pair lift and open from 10:00am until 4:00pm. 

Ushidake Onsen Season & Opening Times

Typical season is from Mid December until Early March
October November December January February March April May June July
Weekends and holidays Normally open from 8:30am until 4:30pm
Weekdays Normally open from 8:30am until 4:30pm
'Nighta' (night skiing)
Weekends and holidays Sometimes
Weekdays Sometimes
Opening information
Opening information
Night skiing operations are usually on Fridays and Saturdays in the peak season (from 5th January until 30th February 2021), over the New Year period (31st December 2020 - 3rd January 2021), 10th January, and 10th and 12th February 2021). From 4:30pm until 9:00pm on those days.

Ushidake Onsen Lift Ticket Charges

Adults Child
Elementary School age
60 years & over
1 Day 3,660 yen 2,300 yen 3,150 yen
2 Days 6,280 yen 4,190 yen 6,070 yen
1 Day (inc. Nighta) 4,290 yen 3,040 yen 3,660 yen
Nighta 2,090 yen 1,250 yen 1,570 yen
5 Hours 3,040 yen 2,090 yen 2,510 yen
3 Hours 2,620 yen 1,880 yen 2,200 yen
1 Lift Coupon 210 yen 170 yen 210 yen
15 Lift Coupons 2,830 yen 1,990 yen 2,300 yen
Season Ticket 34,570 yen 24,090 yen 26,190 yen
Lift Ticket Information 2020-2021 Season lift tickets

The 3 Hour ticket is valid for three hours from the time of purchase.
The 5 Hour ticket is valid for five hours from the time of purchase.

Night skiing operations are mostly on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays and over New Year.

If using coupons:
- The high speed quad lift requires 3 Lift Coupons per ride
- The high speed pair lift requires 2 Lift Coupons per ride
- The pair lift requires 1 Lift Coupon per ride

Pre-school children can ride lifts for free, must be with guardian.

Children's Day is on Saturdays when elementary school age children can buy a 1 day ticket for 1,200 yen.

From March a one day lift ticket costs 2,100 yen for adults; 1,200 yen for children; 1,600 yen for seniors.

Getting to Ushidake Onsen

By public transport
25.8km from Toyama Station on the Hokuriku Shinkansen line
11.5km from Etchu Yatsuo Station on the Takayama Honsen Line
Transport Information
The closest train station is Etchu Yatsuo Station on the Takayama Honsen line, about 13 miles from the ski resort.

It is about 26km from Toyama Station on the Hokuriku Shinkansen line.

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No ski area operated shuttle bus is available but a city-operated bus is available.
By Car
17.1km from the Toyama Nishi IC on the Hokuriku Expressway
21.4km from the Tonami IC on the Hokuriku Expressway
22.3km from the Takaoka Tonami Smart IC on the Hokuriku Expressway
Nearest national route: Route 359 (11km away)
Nearest prefecture road: Prefecture Road 346
Ushidake Onsen is about 17km from the Toyama Nishi IC on the Hokuriku Expressway.

From the IC exit turn right onto Prefecture Road 41, right at the first traffic lights and left at the second traffic lights onto Prefecture Road 31. After just over 2km turn right onto Route 359 and then turn onto Prefecture Road 59 to head south towards Ushidake Onsen.

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About 40 minutes from Toyama IC.
About 30 minutes from Tonami IC.
About 30 minutes from Toyama Nishi IC.
A number of car parks are available for 1800 vehicles close to the base of Ushidake Onsen. Parking is free every day of the season.

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